Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2020: report and top-scoring wines



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Nowhere is the disparity in quality more evident this year than in Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

A lot of Tradition bottlings were disappointingly lean and scrawny, but the best terroirs really shined, producing athletic, elegant wines of intensity and panache.


Scroll down for tasting notes and scores for the top scoring Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2020 wines


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See Matt’s top Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2020 tasting notes and scores:

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{“wineId”:”53809″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

{“wineId”:”53815″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

{“wineId”:”53814″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

{“wineId”:”53824″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

{“wineId”:”53822″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

{“wineId”:”53823″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

{“wineId”:”53812″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

{“wineId”:”53813″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

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{“wineId”:”53821″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

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{“wineId”:”53819″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

{“wineId”:”53827″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

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{“wineId”:”53835″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

{“wineId”:”53833″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

{“wineId”:”53826″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

{“wineId”:”53825″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

{“wineId”:”53828″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

{“wineId”:”53832″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

{“wineId”:”53830″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

{“wineId”:”53829″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

{“wineId”:”53831″,”displayCase”:”standard”,”paywall”:true}

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